Applying for social assistance at ages 16 and 17

Christine is 16 years old. She lives with her mother in Torontoand her father lives in Vancouverwith his family.  Christine’s mother suffers from an alcohol addiction, and usually when she is drunk, she gives Christine physical punishment. Also, Christine’s mother is abusing Christine emotionally, talking to her with coarse language and calling her offensive names. …

Your Legal Rights – website launch

  JFCY thinks you should check out this new website that helps you find answers to everyday legal questions. Today, Community Legal Education Ontario (CLEO) has launched “Your Legal Rights” www.yourlegalrights.on.ca – a new online source of legal information for people across Ontario. Read below for info from CLEO: “For tenants who don’t know what steps to…